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Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll

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This Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll is the ultimate dessert for peanut butter lovers. Imagine a fluffy chocolate cake rolled up with a creamy peanut butter filling and topped with rich chocolate ganache. It’s decadent, delicious, and surprisingly easy to make. Perfect for special occasions or just because you deserve a treat!

One chilly evening, I was in the mood for something indulgent. I had some leftover peanut butter cups from Halloween and thought, why not combine them with a cake? The result was this delightful Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll. As I took my first bite, I was transported to dessert heaven – the soft cake, creamy filling, and the perfect hint of chocolate made it an instant hit. Now, it’s a family favorite, especially for birthdays and celebrations.

This cake roll is not only a feast for the eyes but also a delight for the taste buds. With its impressive presentation and mouth-watering flavors, it’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. And the best part? It’s easier to make than you think. Let’s dive into this scrumptious recipe and create something truly special.

Recipe Summary

The Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll combines a light and fluffy chocolate cake with a rich peanut butter filling, all topped off with a smooth chocolate ganache. This dessert is both elegant and indulgent, perfect for any occasion.

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Exciting Story

Last year, during a family gathering, I wanted to surprise everyone with a unique dessert. My husband is a huge fan of peanut butter cups, so I decided to experiment with a cake roll. When I served it, the room went silent – everyone was too busy enjoying the deliciousness! This cake roll has since become a beloved recipe, bringing joy to our family gatherings.

Why This Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll?

Selling Points:

  • Decadent Flavor: Combines rich chocolate and creamy peanut butter.
  • Impressive Presentation: Perfect for special occasions and celebrations.
  • Easy to Make: Simple steps with a stunning result.


For the Cake:

3 large eggs
¾ cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons brewed coffee or water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
¾ cup all-purpose flour
Powdered sugar (for rolling)

For the Filling & Topping:

2 ounces cream cheese, softened
⅓ cup peanut butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 tablespoons + ⅔ cup heavy whipping cream
7 Reese’s peanut butter cups, chopped (about 1 cup)
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions :

Make the Cake:

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Prepare a jelly roll pan with foil and cooking spray.
Mix eggs, sugar, coffee, and vanilla.
Add dry ingredients and spread in the pan.
Bake for 10-15 minutes.
Roll the warm cake in a sugared towel and let cool.

Prepare the Filling:

Beat cream cheese and peanut butter.
Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and cream until smooth.
Fold in chopped peanut butter cups.


Unroll the cake, spread the filling, and re-roll.
Chill in the fridge.
Make the Topping:
Microwave chocolate chips and cream, whisk until smooth.
Chill until thickened.


Pour ganache over the chilled cake and top with more peanut butter cups.
Chill, slice, and enjoy the perfect slice of nostalgia with each bite of this Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll!

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